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  2/16/2014, Adar 16, 5774

Kerry Welcomes New Lebanese Government

US Secretary of State John Kerry welcomed the establishment of the new Lebanese government.

"This is an important first step toward ensuring political stability in the country," Kerry said, adding that "in light of the increase in acts of terrorism in of late, the United States expects that the new government will be able to contend with the security, political and economic problems."